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1697 Koskenniemi (1940 RM)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001697
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1161875238545224 1.6982e-08  
a 2.373946688635067 6.0382e-09 au
q 2.098123701119916 4.0319e-08 au
i 5.662151321658864 5.8436e-07 deg
node 331.5993291909182 1.1183e-05 deg
peri 91.68350834308619 1.3102e-05 deg
M 335.945779465649 8.7278e-06 deg
tp 2459485.767558582129
(2021-Sep-28.26755858)
3.2568e-05 TDB
period 1335.995113359581
3.66
5.0972e-06
1.396e-08
d
yr
n .2694620634462653 1.0281e-09 deg/d
Q 2.649769676150219 6.7398e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2571  
   data-arc span      29531 days (80.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1940-09-08  
   last obs. used      2021-07-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40782  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 07:58:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61967 au 
 T_jup = 3.527 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.93   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 11.245 km 0.212 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.3923 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2017) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Stephens, R.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 50-54.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.116   0.025 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1697 Koskenniemi           Discovered 1940 Sept. 11 by H. Alikoski at Turku.
Named in memory of Veikko Antero Koskenniemi (1885-1962), the famous Finnish poet, a member of the Academy of Finland, professor of literature at Turku University. In various poems he wrote about the stars, and he was a founder member of the society Torun Ursa for amateur astronomers.
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Reference: MPC 5281Last Updated: 2007-10-23

Alternate Designations
 1940 RM = 1951 UC = 1953 GU = 1962 RM 
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